COURTYARD RETAINING WALL WITH DOVECOTE AND ATTACHED OUTBUILDINGS ADJOINING FORD HOUSE TO NORTH-EAST

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1055221

Date first listed: 18-Mar-1986

Statutory Address: COURTYARD RETAINING WALL WITH DOVECOTE AND ATTACHED OUTBUILDINGS ADJOINING FORD HOUSE TO NORTH-EAST

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Location

Statutory Address: COURTYARD RETAINING WALL WITH DOVECOTE AND ATTACHED OUTBUILDINGS ADJOINING FORD HOUSE TO NORTH-EAST

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Ford

National Grid Reference: SJ 41286 13910

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History

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Details

SJ 4013-4113 FORD C.P. FORD

13/60 Courtyard retaining wall - with dovecote and attached outbuildings adjoining Ford House to north-east

GV II

Courtyard retaining wall and probable former dovecote with attached outbuildings. Early C18. Red brick wall with high stepped plinth to south-east side and chamfered red sandstone coping; approximately 26 metres long and 2 metres high; blocked segmental-headed doorway adjacent to house. Probable dovecote incorporated in wall approximately 2/3 of the way along its length: red brick with pyramidal slate roof; 2 storeys; high stepped plinth to south-east, and dentil brick eaves cornice; north-west front: first-floor louvred square opening with segmental relieving arch and ground-floor segmental-headed boarded door off-centre to left; small low wing projecting at left with stone-coped parapeted gable and segmental-headed boarded loft door to front; right-hand return front of dovecote with segmental- headed boarded loft door and pair of low segmental-headed ground-floor doorways with flanking small square openings, one to left with stone ledge, and pair of small segmental-headed openings above. Lean-to outbuilding adjoining dovecote to north-east with lean-to corrugated iron roof, and 2 windows and door to front. Interior of dovecote not inspected. The dovecote and retaining wall form one side of a service courtyard to the north-west of Ford House (qv). V.C.H., Vol. VIII, p.226.

Listing NGR: SJ4128613910

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Legacy System number: 258965

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Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Shropshire, (1908), 226

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